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Mar 17, 2011 12:00pm CDT
available to about 600 animals of u.s. government personnel and japan and the pentagon will assist in the departures and the u.s. expanding its recommended evacuation zone around the nuclear plant to a radius of 50 mi.. president obama speaking this afternoon about the situation the president called japan's prime minister to express his sympathy in a 30 minute phone call on wednesday president obama assured them that we will help them rebuild the devastated nation and our president emphasized the u.s. will do everything support possible to support japan. white house officials say that kan brief the president on efforts to contain the nuclear emergency. the aftermath of the earthquake in tsunami especially painful for one chicago woman her 25 year-old son has been missing for one week in japan now. we have been talking with the mother in life and the west side. >> a very sad one the last time this cynthia spoke with their son was on march 10th a message on line that he let her know that despite earthquake warnings that he was fine. cynthia has not heard since. a message that seems o
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Mar 11, 2011 12:00pm CST
the japanese government said that japan asked for help u.s. forces in japan are you ready to provide that assistance?. >> the answer to your second question is yes and i help told prime minister kan we will provide whatever assistance they need. my understanding is the main assistance that we can provide it with capacity. the ability for us to help in the cleanup process and obviously we have is not like this you have a huge disruptions both in the infrastructure boats and houses and cars there washing into main thoroughfares and that requires heavy equipment and any but the assistance we can provide will be providing. i am heartbroken by this tragedy and when you see what is happening in japan you are reminded that all of our differences cultural language or religion that ultimately humanity is one. when we face these tens of natural disasters in new zealand or 80 or japan. think about your own family. how would you feel it you lost a loved one and if your entire life savings were gone because of the devastation. the japanese people are such close friends of ours and i have such a c
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Mar 1, 2011 12:00pm CST
disconnected diaz from reality. . >> the u.s. has not promised assistance to opponents yet but navy ships are moving closer to libya and u.s. has frozen $30 billion in libyan assets. >> singer delhi furtado will donate $1 million issue is paid by khaddafi for performance she did for his family in 2007. several other artists also perform for him personally. . >> up actor charlie sheen in the round of media interviews. he is clean on a quest for victory. sheen said down with peirce morgan and he lashed out at cbs producers for his show. he was hospitalized from a house party and he has made biting remarks and accusations on his newest interview. he told a morgan that he had an epiphany. >>. >> i guess there is some school of thought saying that experiences good or bad win lose or draw like that. i do not think i would trade any of it because i'm still alive which is pretty cool. . >> sheen will not go away anytime soon. he is suing cbs and more interviews are planned but his longtime publicist quit yesterday. . >> a major security breach against morgan stanley . >> if you have trouble quitt
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Mar 15, 2011 12:00pm CDT
to get to the airport the bill made in japan though they're saying they're happy to be back on u.s. soil and as people flee the devastation in japan these people are heading towards it. members of an international brigade we know here for a flight to the hardest-hit areas of japan will spend 10 days sifting through devastation for victims and hopefully survivors. . >> i am nervous i will not lie. i am sure that we will do it very good job believed several flights arrived and passengers who never left the airport in tokyo still say the country's loss was palpable there. . >> one man there was an american that had been there during the earthquake and he was really shaken up about pulp and. >> just talking to people and seeing their faces them up an mit professor felt the quake but says his experience cannot even compared others. >> the bus driver backed away from high-rise buildings right away and we sat there and rocked and rolled it was like riding a bus in a chicago street with plot holes except it was even more intense and it continued on. it was very scary but compared to the stuff in
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Mar 8, 2011 12:00pm CST
this morning in a shooting in st. louis. the suspect opened fire on two u.s. marshals and a st. louis police marshall when marshals showed up to taken into custody. both marshalls are in the hospital one in critical condition and the other is there. the police officer only had a graze wound. the suspect had a criminal history and it is not clear if he died from a self-inflicted wound or a few shot by police. . >> chicago police officer accused of making a false 911 col. the officer accused of calling east local department and reporting it by a bar while he himself was pulled over for speeding by another officer. the other officer left the scene and realize the call was baked when he arrived at the alleged crime scene. one officer remains an active duty but is under investigation. >> a police officer of allegedly beating a man and take goes to trial today. video shows the officer pulled his gun belt and using a stun gun and his friend but then hitting belle 15 times with a baton. the video has no audio. prosecutors say was unprovoked by some colleagues and police officials say that the office
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Mar 31, 2011 12:00pm CDT
of the intervention says the u.s. does not know enough about the rebels fighting gaddafi forces. president obama reportedly sent cia operatives into libya to learn more about them. . >> radiation levels near the damaged fukushima plant are now more than 4000 times the legal limit. officials are not sure what is causing despite or how to stop it. meantime the tokyo lecture power co. says the loss to plants means the region will have rolling blackouts during the peak summer demand. about 140 military members from the u.s. medically treating and decontaminated radioactive material will arrive soon to provide help. . >> some of the workers who've been trying to prevent a meltdown now say they expect to die from radiation sickness within weeks or months. restoration workers have been exposed to dangerously high levels of radiation are trying to bring the plant's cooling system is back on-line. the mother of one of the workers says the team has discussed at length and they have committed themselves to die if necessary to save the nation. . >> of penal services for the first woman vice-presidential ca
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Mar 29, 2011 12:00pm CDT
humanitarian assistance to reach all the beans. the u.s.-backed bombing of khaddafi forces avoided a potential mass. counterparts from over 40 nations to enforce the low fly zone over libya and make sure that people in war-torn in communities get humanitarian aid. president obama defends the air strikes in libya. hours after his speeches planes destroyed or damaged three warships. the pentagon says those warships were threatening merchant ships. the president says america has an obligation to protect the people of libya from pilots reprisals by their leader. . >> along with other world leaders have we will actively pursued through non-military means. . >> if we tell him do not worry because it will not be removed by force i think that is very encouraging to gaddafi. . >> made it takes charge in the mission tomorrow and the united states will continue to supply weapons to rebels and provide humanitarian assistance. . >> syrian television reports that parts of the government have been dissolved after two weeks of protests. al al-assad is expected to make a speech in the next 48 hours talking a
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Mar 14, 2011 12:00pm CDT
by the impact of the earthquake on japan which is the world's third largest economy reeling on u.s. stocks japan's government spokesman saying steel rods at the nuclear power plant may have melted when water levels fell increasing the risk of a meltdown and warning that insurance companies in japan and around the world will sustain heavy losses which will have a negative credit result for some companies. one industry that has seen gains is japan's builders. they will be on the front lines of rebuilding japan after the country was struck by the strongest earthquake on record investors expecting that reconstruction demands will be great the only sector seen gains on the u.k. index today. here in the u.s. trying to do with rising prices of commodities like me to perry and gas and wal-mart is the net impact on its customers. boris families in america spend as much as a quarter of their income on just food and fuel. pain is being shared by the preferred retailers and on the other end of the wall to scale it looks like millionaires do not think $7 million is enough to be wealthy anymore. according to
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Mar 28, 2011 12:00pm CDT
small. >> the anniversary of the worst nuclear disaster in u.s. district the core of the three mile island plant to outside harrisburg at a partial meltdown and the small routes radiation escaped and no one was immediately hurt by higher standards in nuclear plants and the big holding vigil every year to remember this but this year's vigil will be dedicated to the victims of the earthquake in tsunami japan. >> lifting the moratorium on to power plant construction in june osmond in january but now wants to make sure what is happening in fukushima does not happen here she pushed the legislation to preserve and create jobs and seven fellow republican co- sponsors supported the bill. up next a midday news that a stronghold of libyan leader gadhafi stronghold as president obama prepares to address the nation about the u.s. role. >> during for the reelection bid by setting up a campaign office in chicago. >> shows a media pediatrician keeping an eye out for childhood depression. this is wgn midday news. as a manager, my team counts on me to stay focused. so i take one a day men's 50+
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Mar 10, 2011 12:00pm CST
. investors looking at the u.s. trade deficit which widened 15% in january. more expensive oil overshadowing record exports from the u.s. and experts of american made goods getting a boost from the weaker u.s. dollar. crude-oil right now is loyal lower and by events other than libya. investors concerned that the debt crisis in china's trade deficit means demand for fuel drop but the situation in libya continues to stop production of an estimated million barrels a day. the violence there escalating the price of gas which according to bloomberg data has increased every single day except one since mid february. investors are stepping on the brakes on gm today after management funds. gm shares are down after news that its vice-chairman and cfo will be leaving the automaker on april 1st to be replaced by the treasurer. telling bloomberg that going to beat a that microsoft over a year ago was upset that he had and talked over for gm's ceo spot. stocks are down today the dow seen its biggest drop since august of last year and increases in jobless claims and the date trade deficit and investors conc
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Mar 25, 2011 12:00pm CDT
of keeping the skies clear but the u.s. is responsible for planning attacks against ground forces. . >> a two-part accident on the kennedy critically injured one person and caused major traffic problems. the crash happened about 430 this morning at the kimbell exit on the southbound side. one person was rushed to illinois masonic and two others turned down treatment caused the expressway to be completely shut down in both directions at one. and the express lanes were reversed topees the traffic. an autopsy is scheduled for today on a 64 year-old rolling meadows woman was pulled from our servers guard. the car was found it went elgin palatine yesterday covers pulled her up she was declared dead at the hospital. they did not say how it ended up in the pond or it was intentional. >> state attorney alvarez's looking for an investigation as to whether police investigators acted properly or rather acted improperly to protect the nephew of mayor daley. in 2004 make is a nephew punched another man who died of his injuries. the police report says that police did not charge the the reportedly picked hi
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Mar 16, 2011 12:00pm CDT
them the anchors and their neighborhoods. chicagos u.s. attorney eddie has must retire this fall. other candidates include newark police commissioner and michael mason. vice president joe biden is overseeing the search. >> it is national kidney month. studies show one in nine adults have kidney problems. the kidne3 in mobile on chicago's north6 ce education and screening services. it is been making the rounds since 2005 helping thousands of people across the state. >> this screening process is not in vases. blood it draw and urine. the rest can be done without any invasion at all. blood pressure and wait. >> secretary of state was on hand urging people to become6 c >> we have the full forecast coming up next. nobody in my family ever had a heart attack. if anything, i thought i'd get hit by a bus, but not a heart. all of a sudden, it's like an earthquake going off in your body. my doctor put me on an aspirin regimen to help protect my life. [ male announcer ] aspirin is not appropriate for everyone. so be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. to my friends, i
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Mar 2, 2011 12:00pm CST
. >> of u.s. service members were shot and killed and two others wounded in germany this morning. it happened at frankfurt international airport. the 21 year-old man from coastal boat is in custody. the man opened fired on a bus carrying the service members. the victims were under way to either or rock or afghanistan. . >> fundamentalist church members can continue staging and i-gay protests at military funerals. it was voted 8-1 that these protests are protected under the first amendment. military funeral 7 picketed for several years at today's decision upholds the court ruling to route 8 $5 million judgment to the father of the cit. marine bird the father sued the church after they picketed his son's funeral in 2006. >> killing three members of his own family. 35 years after the crime patricia colombo is up for parole again. she and her boyfriend stabbed her 13 year- old brother and shot her parents. they were sentenced to 300 years in prison but up for parole in may. colombo has appeared at least 15 times and has a preliminary hearing tomorrow. two board members have supported
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Mar 30, 2011 12:00pm CDT
up hoping to improve relations with the u.s.. meeting with raul castro yesterday. and one person was slammed by cuban media for alleged links to washington. expectations that cartter would negotiate the release of a person recently sentenced to 15 years in prison who is accused of providing internet access to the dissidents but he says that is not the purpose of the trip them up arizona the first place to ban abortions based on their race or gender of the fetus. the governor signed a law yesterday. doctors and other professionals not face felony charges it to perform abortions tell parents like children on the basis of sex or race. women having the abortion will not be penalized. no clear evidence is such abortions are happening in arizona but they may be occurring in other countries like china. >> the federal government finding virginia tech board response to the campus shootings four years ago. one person shot 32 people and kill them in 2007. a federal court sounds that the school did not one shootings about the shooting in a timely manner. said the school broke below that requ
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Mar 7, 2011 12:00pm CST
between president karzai and the u.s. military. >> hearings on the radicalization of muslim americans. opponents want the chairman to back down on the plant and unfairly targets a religious minority. julian is life in the cultural center of america and willowbrook. >> good afternoon. strong emotions surrounding this issue nationally and locally. muslim groups in chicago will be watching things very closely in these hearings in washington. members of the cultural center here in willow brook will be keeping a close eye on events. >> we're talking about al qaeda and self radicalization within a small minority and that is where the threat is coming from at this time. >> congressman king the homeland security committee chairmen will convene the controversial hearings in washington set to begin on thursday. over the weekend of protesters in new york condemn the hearings. people all religious background say the hearings are unfairly targeting is long and could do more harm than good. new york's mayor blumberg says the hearings are unnecessary. kane and others say it is not about persecuting
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Mar 9, 2011 12:00pm CST
is alive with more on the motion. . >> according to a motion filed in u.s. district court this morning attorneys for blagojevich have not been paid since starting nine months ago and money woes make it impossible for the former governor to have an effective defense. blagojevich has asked the judge to cancel his retrial and sentenced them monday seoul conviction of lying to the fbi for his first trial. it carries a five-year prison sentence is said that blagojevich is not conceding guilt but rather a second prosecution of this case would be irresponsible use of taxpayer funds. the government is supposed to cover the costs of the retrial but federal funds were exhausted last month. the first trial cost nearly $3 million and blagojevich faces 20 charges include one that he tried to sell the senate seat vacated by obama. some of these carry a 20 year prison sentence. joining us is legal analyst terry sullivan. talks about an agreement with the government and is this part of it?. >> i am quite sure from what has happened that in fact the government of will probably serve this some time aft
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